A project called Uwingu has begun selling naming rights to 500,000 craters on Mars to try to raise $10 million for science research and education.
The violent impact of a space rock on the Martian surface creates a compellingly beautiful image, but good thing no one's home up there.
John Lennon's name is now part of a heavenly body, with the pop-rocker joining some esteemed company on Mercury's surface.
Scientists reevaluate what they thought was a massive impact crater on Mars. It may actually have had a much more fiery past.
New images sent back from the European Space Agency's Mars Express show channels and erosion in Martian desert craters that hint at a watery past.
Vesta, an asteroid the size of Arizona, gets its own geologic map showing its history of meteorite impact craters over its billions of years of existence.
Many have assumed the craters roughly forming the shape of a human face on the moon's surface were formed by space rocks, but new research supports the claim that it came from within our only natural satellite.
New discoveries about volcanic activity on the moon may "rewrite the textbooks," according to space researchers.
A rare picture snapped by Saturn probe Cassini shows three of the planet's moons -- all of which are very different from each other.
The lunar surface gets artsy in the hands of two London digital designers and their data-driven hanging sculpture based on cosmic events.